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Israel
Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Shekel (ILS)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 22072  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 7562  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 342.6  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Jerusalem (791) Designation and data provided by Israel. The position of the United Nations on the question of Jerusalem is contained in General Assembly resolution 181 (II) and subsequent resolutions of the General Assembly and the Security Council concerning this question. Including data for East Jerusalem and Israeli residents in certain other territories under occupation by Israeli military forces since June 1967. 
United Nations membership date 11 May 1949  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 242920  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 217445  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 133968  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 4.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 32123.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 29312.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 20284.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 31278.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 28464.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 20072.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 19.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 17.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 16.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 3.82 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 3.55 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 4.60 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 194  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 6336  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 4101  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 124 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 124  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 127 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 125 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 106  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 5.6 Includes the residents of East Jerusalem. Includes persons who did not work in the country during the previous 12 months.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.6 Includes the residents of East Jerusalem. Includes persons who did not work in the country during the previous 12 months.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.0 Includes the residents of East Jerusalem. Includes persons who did not work in the country during the previous 12 months.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.4 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Excludes mining and quarrying. 2009.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 21.4 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.7 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. 2009.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 52.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 62.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 62.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 60.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 2820 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2803 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1903 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 2511 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 1529  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 167.9  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 168.8  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 161.9  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 70.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 67.5  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 25.2  
Exports (million US$) 2011 67796.3  
Imports (million US$) 2011 73526.1  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -5729.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 United States (28.7), China, Hong Kong SAR (7.9), Belgium (5.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Urban population (%) 2012 91.9  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 27.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 17.0/13.9  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 97.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 84.2/79.6  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 68.0 Age group 18 to 39 years. 1987-1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 2940.5/40.4 Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 47704  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 104.0/102.6  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 55.6  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.6/7.2  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 20.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 137  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 7.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 67161/9.2  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 2918.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 554  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 13.5/21.5  
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